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Bistrot de la Place

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16 Place Saint Pierre, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 51 13 27
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best advice for eating in France is to follow the locals and this bistro is very busy at lunchtimes with both locals and visitors . It's centrally situated in the town of Saumur in St Peter's Square with excellent views all around. The pleasantly rickety building has two floors of tables and there are more if you wish to... More 

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Delmar, New York
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254 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The weather was beautiful so many people sat outside to soak up the sun. Service was a bit slow due to the number of diners. We had a cheese and meat plate which I thought was a very small portion for the price.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We had come to Saumur to visit the chateau, and having parked needed somewhere to have lunch. As their terrace seemed busy, we chose to eat here. They quality of the food was very good at reasonable prices. Very pleased. Would recommend the steak tartare.

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BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We hope see you soon! More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

After a long day to get to Saumur from the UK we walked out to find somewhere to eat. Came across this place. Very busy of which most were locals, always a good rule of thumb to go by. After speaking to the waitress who spoke good English we found that no tables inside where available but we could sit... More 

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BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much. See you soon again! More 

United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Two of us strolled round the Square which was really busy on a very hot sunny evening; quite a few tourists like us but locals too were settling down at the Café/Bistro and despite no reservation we secured a decent outdoor table away from most smokers and away from the busy pavement area. We were right in the square with... More 

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Thank you very much. We hope see you soon! More 

Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had Oysters, Grilled Sardines, Steak & Pomme Frites, and Citron Tart. Plus wines. We enjoyed them all except the Pomme Frites which were twice cooked, greasy and soft. I wish I could have had a poivre noir sauce for my steak. But no luck. The waiter was fantastic and prices very reasonable. We also enjoyed a... More 

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Thank you. We hope to see you soon again! More 

Greystones, Ireland
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch. It was a little slow incoming but it was worth it. The food was lovely. We sat outside and the facilitated a table of 4. The menu was in French and English which helped. It was very busy which is a good sign. It was market day and it was great to watch everyone coming and going.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on a busy Friday night. The outside seating had a lot of locals so we thought we'd try it. Service was good despite it being busy. The 20 Euro set menu had good options and the food was excellent value. Small carafe of local Saumur wine was a decent drop too. We had 2 kids and... More 

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Fleet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We came here during a one-night stopover in Saumur. We tried to reserve a table through Tripadvisor but it hadn't been confirmed by the time we got there. No matter, we got a table despite high demand during a music festival in the square. The food was fantastic, especially the filet mignon of pork. We had a bottle of local... More 

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BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. The reservations via Tripadvisor are not parametrized yet but thank you for noticing. In the pleasure to receive you again a day. More 

Holmfirth
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

The Bistro is situated in one of the town's old squares, very picturesque and lively. The terrine starter was reasonable if somewhat lacking in flavour. The tuna carpaccio was average with rather greasy chips.

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BistrotdelaPlace, Gérant at Bistrot de la Place, responded to this review

So sorry that you did not spend a good moment and that our cooking is not for your taste. Enjoy! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $24
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Place Saint Pierre, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 51 13 27
Description
Good food and good wine: here's what you get at the Bistrot de la Place! We serve fresh homemade food that you can choose off the "a la carte" menu or from our set menus. And if you're feeling peckish during the day, we also offer oysters, cured meat and cheese platters.
During spring and summer, our outside terrace will allow you to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of this small and cute square of Saumur.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?